The Obsession rose is a new introduction to the family of Floribunda roses for 2015.
It is a most beautiful rose with vibrant red blooms that are sweetly scented of spice.
This is a new introduction by Jackson & Perkins, and it was given the title "Rose of the year for 2015".
The red blooms are double bloom form with 4" wide flowers.
Type Floribunda rose
Hybridizer Introduced by Jackson & Perkins 2015
Blooms Vibrant red color, double bloom form, 20-25 petals, with flowers 4" across
Foliage Dark green, glossy foliage
Growth Habits Grows up to 3 1/2' tall, with a spread of 3' wide
Fragrance lightly scented Spice fragrance
Hardy Zones Hardy zones 5-10
Obsession rose looks to be very promising! It seems to have it all;
It's already been named 'Rose of the year" so you know it must be good!
Floribunda roses are known for their endurance in the garden, producing lots of season long bloom. Flowers are usually produced in clusters, making it easy to pick a bouquet from a single spray.
This one has a unique red color, that will be a standout in any garden. It grows only to about 3 1/2' tall, and spreads out about as wide.
I can already picture a circle of them surrounding my white three tier fountain in the center of one of my gardens....
I think it could become a very popular landscape rose, but beautiful as well in the garden, or used as a hedge, and lets not forget cut flowers!
Plant them where they will receive at least 6 hours of sunlight daily
Supply them with adequate water
Prune according to the directions here.